National Jeweler Network



1 in 4 affluents to buy jewelry this holiday season

Twenty-seven percent of wealthy shoppers said they plan to buy jewelry this holiday season, with most indicating that they would spend the same amount or more on gifts this year, a recent study shows. 


5 new, potentially good reads for October

Goodreads, an online book discussion website, has released its monthly list of recently published books in all categories, from historical fiction to biography and memoirs.  


UBM buys Advanstar in $972M deal

British communications and trade show company United Business Media Plc (UBM) is set to acquire Advanstar, an events and marketing service business based in New York. 


Crisis counseling now part of Jewelers Mutual coverage

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company announced Wednesday that it is partnering with an employee assistance program provider to offer crisis counseling to jewelers in the wake of traumatic events, such as a robbery or natural disaster.  


PGI, Garcia again pair up for platinum picks

The Platinum Guild International has again tapped Marie Claire Creative Director Nina Garcia to curate a selection of platinum jewelry that will be featured on The Knot. 


New Lagos campaign emphasizes personalization

Silver brand Lagos has a new advertising campaign that focuses on encouraging women to wear its signature design, Caviar, anyway they want.  


What you might have missed

Identifying people ‘wired’ for sales and a story that focused on the supply and demand dynamics for alexandrite were among the site’s most popular stories last week. 


Richey debuts interactive blog with Rio Grande

Marlene Richey hopes to ignite a digital conversation with jewelers and designers through a series of articles she’ll file on The Studio, the blog of jewelry supply company Rio Grande. 


More Americans than ever before have never married

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, the number of American adults who have never been married currently is at a record high, a fact that is both good and bad news for jewelers.